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The Mojave Desert Sights

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

  • Forest

Updated 05/05/2014

Fodor's Review

About an hour's drive from Independence or Bishop you can view some of the oldest living trees on earth, some of which date back more than 40 centuries. The world's largest bristlecone pine can be found in Patriarch Grove.

Sight Information


Schulman Grove visitor center, White Mountain Rd. (from U.S. 395, turn east onto Hwy. 168 and follow signs for 23 miles), Bishop, California, 93514, United States

Sight Details:

  • $3
  • Mid-May–Nov., weather permitting

Updated 05/05/2014


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